Found 4 items, similar to picture.
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n 1: a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or
abstraction) produced on a surface; “they showed us the
pictures of their wedding”
; “a movie is a series of
images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates
2: graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by
applying paints to a surface; “a small painting by
; “he bought the painting as an investment”
pictures hang in the Louvre”
3: a clear and telling mental image; “he described his mental
picture of his assailant”
; “he had no clear picture of
himself or his world”
; “the events left a permanent
impression in his mind”
[syn: mental picture
4: a situation treated as an observable object; “the political
picture is favorable”
; “the religious scene in England has
changed in the last century”
5: illustrations used to decorate or explain a text; “the
dictionary had many pictures”
[syn: pictorial matter
6: a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of
images giving the illusion of continuous movement; “they
went to a movie every Saturday night”
; “the film was shot
, moving picture
, moving-picture show
, motion picture
, motion-picture show
, picture show
7: the visible part of a television transmission; “they could
still receive the sound but the picture was gone”
8: a graphic or vivid verbal description; “too often the
narrative was interrupted by long word pictures”
author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland”
pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous
[syn: word picture
9: a typical example of some state or quality; “the very
picture of a modern general”
; “she was the picture of
v 1: imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind; “I can't see him on
; “I can see what will happen”
; “I can see a
risk in this strategy”
2: show in, or as in, a picture; “This scene depicts country
; “the face of the child is rendered with much
tenderness in this painting”
English → English
, n. [L. pictura, fr. pingere, pictum, to
paint: cf. F. peinture. See Paint
1. The art of painting; representation by painting. [Obs.]
Any well-expressed image . . . either in picture or
sculpture. --Sir H.
2. A representation of anything (as a person, a landscape, a
building) upon canvas, paper, or other surface, produced
by means of painting, drawing, engraving, photography,
etc.; a representation in colors. By extension, a figure;
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects.
The young king's picture . . . in virgin wax.
3. An image or resemblance; a representation, either to the
eye or to the mind; that which, by its likeness, brings
vividly to mind some other thing; as, a child is the
picture of his father; the man is the picture of grief.
My eyes make pictures when they are shut.
Note: Picture is often used adjectively, or in forming
self-explaining compounds; as, picture book or
picture-book, picture frame or picture-frame, picture
seller or picture-seller, etc.
, a moving picture.
, a gallery, or large apartment, devoted to
the exhibition of pictures.
, a rod of metal tube fixed to the walls of a
room, from which pictures are hung.
(a) The art of recording events, or of expressing
messages, by means of pictures representing the
actions or circumstances in question. --Tylor.
(b) The record or message so represented; as, the picture
writing of the American Indians.
Usage: Every kind of representation by drawing or painting is
a picture, whether made with oil colors, water colors,
pencil, crayons, or India ink; strictly, a painting is
a picture made by means of colored paints, usually
applied moist with a brush.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pictured
; p. pr. & vb.
To draw or paint a resemblance of; to delineate; to
represent; to form or present an ideal likeness of; to bring
before the mind. “I . . . do picture it in my mind.”
I have not seen him so pictured. --Shak.